Forthcoming Event

Building A Community Engagement Strategy For Your Company

Tuesday 21/09/2021

Event Time: 08:30 - 10:30

Event Theme: Topical

Price: Member Rate: £20.00 +VAT | Non Member Rate: £30.00 +VAT |

Event Location:

Hilton Cobham Hotel
Seven Hills Road South
KT11 1EW

This event, in partnership with CMPP (the Community Matters Partnership Project), is an interactive morning of networking, workshops and presentations designed to help you build an authentic plan of community activity. Led by 'Sunday Times Best Companies' winner, Paul Marcus with the aim of helping you to develop a plan for your business that engages your staff and grows your local reputation.
Share best practice and engage with fellow businesses and charities on how you can give back to our local community. Gain insight on how to work with charities and further the discussion on corporate social responsibility. This is a great opportunity to learn about the large projects and initiatives of your fellow businesses. 

This event is supported by CMPP (The Community Matters Partnership Project)
CMPP is a dynamic charity helping local companies to deliver fantastic community engagement strategy. CMPP's purpose is to promote corporate volunteering for the benefit of the communities in which we operate, working with companies, firms, voluntary organisations, charities, education providers, local authorities, and individuals to identify and encourage participation in volunteering. 



Event Agenda
08.30:     Open networking, breakfast & coffee
08.55:     Welcome from Hannah Joslyn, Event's & Marketing Manager from Surrey Chambers of Commerce & introduction to Paul Marcus, COO of CMPP
09.00:     Why every business needs a community engagement strategy. #TheKindnessEconomy
09.10:     Table discussion
09.20:     Introduction to developing a community engagement plan 
09.30:     An easy way to support your staff & give back (Jenny Clay from Oakleaf).
09.40:     Why Giving back is good for business (Steve Coburn Projectfive and President of Surrey Chambers)
09.50:     Table activity. Handout & headlines – comfort breaks as needed
10.05:     Table discussion - Score, action points & learning
10.15:     Collective feedback to meeting (table spokesperson)
10.25:     Closing comments from Hannah Joslyn & Paul Marcus
10.30:     Event close 

About Paul Marcus
Paul Marcus is an experiences business leader and former Managing Director at Surrey based Media Company, Eagle Radio. Paul was also park of the UKRD Management team that were four-times winners of #The Sunday Times Best Companies'. During his tenure at Eagle Radio, he created The Eagle Radio Trust Charity which raised over £100,000 for smaller, local community groups and charities.

Paul is now the Chief Operating Officer of Community Matters Partnership Project - a charity that links business to community through corporate volunteering. Paul is passionate about creating opportunities for public, private and third sector organisationsto collaborate and recently founded The Surrey Charity Network.